Archive for the ‘Short Film’ Category

Cosmos Will Save The World

One night, passing through her childhood home of Russia, a woman reminisces about faraway landscapes.

Written & directed by Patrick Lapierre.

Josephine And The Roach

Directed by Jonathan Langager • Written by Jonathan Langager & Joe Swanson.

Starring: Jenna Augen & Jerry White Jr.

A woman. A cockroach. The course of true love never did crawl smooth.

Animated Short Film: Pinched

Getrieben von seinen inneren Dämonen durchforstet ein Taschendieb die U-Bahn, als plötzlich eine zufällige Begegnung mit dem Schicksal eine längst verlorene geglaubte Liebe wieder in sein Leben zurückbringt.

Directed & animated by David Vandervoort.

“A pickpocket scours the subway at the command of his inner demons, but when a chance encounter with fate brings a long-lost love back into his life, he must defy the voices in his head and choose a righteous path.”

Fugu & Tako

Das Leben zweier befreundeter Büroangestellter ändert sich grundlegend, als einer von ihnen in einer Sushi-Bar einen lebendigen Kugelfisch isst.

“Written and directed by award winning filmmaker Ben West, FUGU & TAKO is an amazing buddy film with stunning visual effects. The story follows two Japanese salary men’s lives that literally transform when one of them eats a live puffer fish in a sushi bar.”

Quinto Andar // Fifth Floor

Wunderschön animierter Kurzfilm des brasilianschen Künstlers Marco Nick, der bereits auf zahlreichen Festivals gezeigt und mit verschiedenen Auszeichnungen geehrt wurde.

Directed & animated by Marco Nick • English subtitles available.

“We follow a man who’s potential is being crushed by the very city that he inhabits, that is until he reveals a secret about what lies just beneath his skin.”

Red Spot by Huang Ruei-Feng

“Red Spot” von Huang Ruei-Feng gewann bereits mehrmalig internationale Preise. Leider wurde die Ausstrahlung des Films auf dem Beijing International Film Festival kurz vor Beginn von den chinesischen Behörden verboten. Die beeindruckende digitale Animationsarbeit des taiwanischen Künstlers stellt die grausamen Morde an Robben in Kanada dar.

Based on a true story.

“Every year, hundreds of thousands of seals are stunned by hunters. The hunter drags the seal’s body which is fully covered with blood, all along to the boat where the bloodstain extends. For the seal, it is a death path of agony and resistance. For me, this is a symbol showing that the route to animal conservation is full of obstacles and hardships.”

Directed & animated by Huang Ruei-Feng.

Head Over Heels

Nach vielen Jahren der Ehe haben Walter und Madge sich auseinander gelebt: Er wohnt auf dem Boden und sie an der Decke. Endlich ist dieser vielfach ausgezeichnete Stop-Motion-Kurzfilm “Head over Heels” nach Ausstrahlungen auf Festivals weltweit wieder online im Netz.

British stop motion animated short film written & directed by Timothy Reckart.

“After many years of marriage, Walter and Madge have grown apart: he lives on the floor and she lives on the ceiling. When Walter tries to reignite their old romance, their equilibrium comes crashing down, and the couple that can’t agree which way is up must find a way put their marriage back together.”

Hart’s Desire by Gavin C Robinson

Dieser wunderschön animierte Kurzfilm “Hart’s Desire” wurde von Gavin C Robinson im letzten Jahr seines Animation-Studiums am Edinburgh College of Art erstellt.

An aspiring hermit, an aspiring socialite and a shared flask of tea.

Written, directed & animated by Gavin C Robinson • Music by Mike Vass.

Two Friends // Animated Short Film

Albert and his best friend Jonas are orphans. They live in the future in a harsh dystopia where the women and children are all dead. The men have begun to change in their yearning for a woman.

Winner of Danish Academy Award for Best short film 2011.

Directed by Paw Charlie Ravn • Written by Anna Bro & Paw Charlie Ravn • Music: Tommy Gee.

In The Tall Grass

Joseph is mentally deviated. He is a prisoner of his own flat and always in permanent war with his own mind.

In reality, where desires, memories and nightmares is mixed together, there’s no escape for the tortured soul. He either win this battle or will be condemned forever.

“In The Tall Grass” Is probably one of only few animations made in genre of psychological thriller, with deeper meaning. Made as graduation project at Bezalel, Academy of Art & Design, Jerusalem.

Director: Alexii Muftoll • Art, Design, Texturing: Nadia Dubijansky.

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